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Do you Celebrate your Dog’s Birthday?

I’ve always celebrated all of my dog’s birthdays and remember them all to this day. No big birthday cake, but I always do something special to honor the occasion. It usually involves Continue reading

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Happy 8th Birthday Sanchez! Save $8 for 8 Days!

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My first day with Sanchez! It’s May 17th and Sanchez is eight years old today. He was just a puppy yesterday, so I’m not sure how that happened. Truth be told, he is really responsible for starting Through a Dog’s … Continue reading

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Be the Change for Pets!

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  I recently returned from BlogPaws West (a fabulous pet blogging conference) in Denver. I was honored to be a guest performer and benefited from the wonderful educational sessions. I was so inspired by all the hundreds of attendees, all … Continue reading

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How do you get to Blog Paws West? Practice!

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You know the old joke… How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice. Well, for me this is also the answer for “How do you get to Blog Paws West“. You see, in addition to being a concert pianist, an … Continue reading

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Happy National Dog Day!

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Celebrated on August 26, National Dog Day was created by wildlife behaviorist and lifestyle expert Colleen Paige. It is a day to honor all dogs, create awareness of the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, and … Continue reading

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It’s National Assistance Dog Week

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Photo courtesy of AssistanceDogWeek.org National Assistance Dog Week (NADW) is August 8 – 14. The goals are to: Recognize and honor hardworking assistance dogs Raise awareness of assistance dogs Educate the public about the work these specially trained animals perform … Continue reading

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Is Sanchez In or Out of the Kitchen?

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Sanchez was instructed to “Get out of the kitchen”. His front paws are in the kitchen, but his “Sit” is in the living room. What do you think? Is he out of the kitchen? Click here to read the 31 … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Keeping Dogs Calm and Safe during Fireworks

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This is a repost from a blog I wrote for DogStarDaily.com a year ago. July 4th is around the corner, along with the fireworks that inevitably come with this holiday. Almost all humans with canines in the United States declare … Continue reading

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Even Dogs Want to Know Why

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I recently heard a TED talk video that made a profound impact on my thinking, exactly what TED talks are supposed to do. Simon Sinek speaks about The Golden Circle – Why, How, What? He says, “Everyone knows what they … Continue reading

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In Memory of Byron

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In the acknowledgements for Calm your Canine Companion Vol. 1, I wrote … “In memory of my beloved soul-dog, Byron. You remain forever in my heart.” While recording, I kept a picture of him on the piano. I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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Our Dog is Like American Express. We Don’t Leave Home Without Her!

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I chuckled when I heard the above response about American Express when I asked my cousin, Josh Glick, about his adorable Golden Retriever, Chloe. It was funny because it’s also so true in my life with Sanchez. He goes almost … Continue reading

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It’s Sanchez’s 7th Birthday and You Save $7!

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It’s May 17 and Sanchez is seven years old today. He was just a puppy yesterday, so I’m not sure how that happened. Truth be told, he is really responsible for starting Through a Dog’s Ear.  The picture on the … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day to My First Piano Teacher, My Mom

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It all started when I was seven years old. Some men came to our house and began taking down the front door. I was in my pajamas and my mom told me to go change and when I was dressed, … Continue reading

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Reflections on My Music Career

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See the full gallery on Posterous I was in New York City earlier this week, passing through for less than 24 hours after attending the Sound and Music Alliance Symposium in Connecticut. (My next blog will be about that amazing … Continue reading

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Listen to Two CD’s and Call Me in the Morning

    People have been asking, “How much Through a Dog’s Ear music should my dog listen to? How often? Should I keep the music continuously playing 24/7? ”  Like people, every dog is different, and their canine nervous systems … Continue reading

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